OPPO has quietly dropped the price of the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant of the OPPO A5s in India. The phone has received a price drop of Rs 1,000. The OPPO A5s was originally launched in the country for Rs 9,990, but is now available for Rs 8,990. The phone is up for grabs at the reduced pricing from major brick and mortar stores across India as well as on Amazon. However, other e-commerce portals like Flipkart are still selling the OPPO A5s 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant at the original pricing. The other RAM and storage models of the handset haven’t received a price drop at the moment.
OPPO A5s specifications and features
To recap, the OPPO A5s arrived as the Chinese tech giant’s first smartphone in the country with the MediaTek Helio P35 processor. It is a budget offering with a waterdrop notch above the screen, slim bezels, and a dual primary camera setup at the rear. The handset offers a 6.2-inch HD+ in-cell display, and boots Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2.1 out of the box. The device has a fingerprint sensor on the back panel for enhanced security.
Moving on to the other specs, the OPPO A5s is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor. The handset comes in three RAM and storage configurations – 2GB + 32GB, 3GB + 32GB, and 4GB + 64GB. All the variants of the device are also equipped with microSD card slots that accept memory chips up to 256GB in size. In the optics department, the OPPO A5s features a 13MP primary camera at the back, which is accompanied by a 2MP secondary shooter. For selfies and video calling, the phone has an 8MP camera on the front that’s housed inside the waterdrop notch above the screen.
In terms of connectivity, the OPPO A5s has 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, a micro-USB port, and A-GPS with GLONASS. The smartphone is fuelled by a beefy 4,230mAh battery that should easily last for two days on moderate usage. Lastly, the OPPO A5s comes in two colour variants – Red and Black.